Jacksonville, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Jacksonville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Jacksonville had a population of 12,844 as of July 1, 2018. Jacksonville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jacksonville is located at latitude 33.8091 and longitude -85.7539 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jacksonville (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 715 feet.

The City of Jacksonville (GNIS ID: 2404780) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Jacksonville is located within Jacksonville Division of Calhoun County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jacksonville: Drayton, Greens Trading Post, Jackson, Jackson Ville, Jacksoonville, Jaksonville, Madison.

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Jacksonville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,844
Population in Households 11,391
Population in Familes 7,507
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,453
Population Density2 1,294
Diversity Index3 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,352
Average Household Income $54,580
Per Capita Income $22,624

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,324 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,689 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 462 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $149,963
Average Home Value $173,870
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,012
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,539
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.28% -0.08%
Households 0.23% -0.19%
Families 0.35% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Jacksonville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jacksonville to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 55 91st
Population Density # 34 94th
Diversity Index # 147 75th
Median Household Income # 301 48th
Per Capita Income # 250 57th

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